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Qualcomm Chips Powering the BlackBerry Storm Smartphone

It isn't a shock that the new BlackBerry Storm smart phone offers features comparable to Apple's 3G iPhone. However, the Storm brings some interesting developments on the inside, such as the inclusion of a Qualcomm baseband chip, more

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U.S. Telecom and Cable Credit Profiles to Weaken in 2009

Debt ratings agency, Fitch has issued a report where it says it believes that growing event risk associated with economic, competitive and regulatory pressures will weaken the credit profile of most operators within the U.S. telecommunications and cable sector in 2009. more

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Verizon, Alltel Merger Brings Questions About Worker Health

The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers wants the Federal Communications Commission to require Verizon Communications and Alltel to adopt a nationwide safety program protecting people from harmful radio frequencies as a condition of their proposed merger. more

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Verizon Wireless To Divest in 85 Markets for Alltel Merger

Verizon Wireless is offering to divest airwaves in 85 markets as a part of talks with the Justice Department over a pending merger with Alltel. more

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Rogers Cuts iPhone Data Cost, But Not Everyone Happy

Canadians have always grudgingly accepted hefty monthly cellphone fees, but the upcoming launch of Apple's 3G iPhone has led normally compliant Canucks to protest a perceived price gouge by Rogers Communications. more

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A South African View of LTE Developments

Assessing recent LTE developments from a South African perspective, Thiagesapillai Anpan, vice president for the Vodacom Group at Ericsson South Africa, explains why the standard's strong heritage, growing support base and easily adopted evolutionary path are making it the first choice for so many. more

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UPDATE: Few Snags Expected for Verizon Wireless, Alltel

Verizon Wireless' bid to purchase Alltel isn't expected to hit major regulatory snags even though the merged entity would create the nation's largest cellphone company. more

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Verizon-Alltel Deal Just One of Many as Wireless Consolidates

Verizon Communications's $28.1 billion agreement to acquire Alltel Corp. is the latest megamerger in a wireless industry that's quickly consolidating to compensate for slowing subscriber growth. more

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UPDATE: Verizon Wireless Confirms $28 Billion Deal to Buy Alltel

Vodafone has confirmed that Verizon Wireless, its affiliate in the US, has agreed to acquire Alltel Corp.for a total enterprise value of US$28.1 billion in cash and assumed debt. Alltel is the 5th largest mobile operator in the US, with over 13 million customers across 34 states in the US. more

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CCID Consulting: LTE Is Not Only Evolution

In Feb. 2008, Long Term Evolution (LTE) technology once again became the focus of the World Mobile Congress in Barcelona. International carriers, equipment manufacturers, communications test manufacturers declared to support LTE, and provide relevant LTE test service solutions. more

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